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The sickeningly smug Mr Winner thinks he's such a loveable rogue we'll all adore him for treating his female factotums Dinah and Joan like scum.
Yet they will dish out two million to fat cats, factotums and foreigners who are not even competing.
Apair of bonsai New Labour factotums, Jack McConnell and Wendy Alexander, their masters voices, don't belong on the same field of play as the first minister.
Ruth Samson Luborsky and Elizabeth Morley Ingram follow Hodnett in his description of factotums, which more or less equates them to stock blocks, rather than the definition in Gaskell or the OED, in which a factotum provides an empty space which can be filled by another cut or more often by text.
Blocks away, 34 heads of state-along with their families, their factotums, their foreign ministers, and several thousand journalists--representing every nation in the Americas save Cuba were gathered in the historic heart of Quebec City for the third Summit of the Americas.
Acting as factotums earned them the nickname "the draft horses of a nation.